Auction Houses & Auctioneers

​Who/What Requires a License?

Auction Houses:  Any establishment in which is carried on the business of auctioning articles for sale by public outcry where the articles offered for auction are sold immediately to the highest bidder.

Auctioneers Any person who, as a principal or agent, offers any article for sale by public outcry where the articles offered at auction are sold immediately to the highest bidder. Auctioneers are not required to be licensed if they provide the services of an auctioneer while employed at an auction house licensed by the City of Phoenix and in the conduct of business of that auction house.

Rules

Application Packet & Process

 

Other Items You May Need:

​​From other City of Phoenix Departments:

Building or Use Permit(s) from the Planning & Development Department
Privilege (Sales) Tax License from the Finance Department

From other State or County Agencies:

State Privilege (Sales) Tax License
Registration of LLC/Corporation with the AZ Corporation Commission